In 1954 Ed Andrews was the New York Yankees' first Negro League pitcher. Unfortunately Andrews never panned out as expected or he and not Elston Howard would have been the first black player in team history.
Comedian & Actor: The George Burns & Gracie Allen Show, Six of a Kind, International House, A Damsel in Distress, The Sunshine Boys, Oh God!, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band, Going in Style, 18 Again!, Radioland Murders
German ww2 ME262 pilot born 1924. Was never in the Wehrmacht; author - The last of the few: An Me.262 Pilot remembers, flew the buckner 181, 131, fw 44, ar 66, f-13, w33, w34, ju86, ju88, ju52, me110, me210, me40, me262, klemm 35, sg38, kranich
Pioneering Blues-Rock guitarist/singer from the '60s-present: Cream, Derek & The Dominos, John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Blind Faith, The Yardbirds: Sunshine Of Your Love, Layla, After Midnight,, For Your Love, Bernard Jenkins, Can't Find My Way Home
WWII - Mine Platoon of the Anti-Tank Company, 69th Infantry Division, 271st Regiment. First combat at the 'Siegfried Line' in February 1945; crossed the Rhine on March 27, 1945; arrived at the KZ Buchenwald one day after its liberation
Director/actor/writer 'Return to Tarawa: The Leon Cooper Story' 'Random Passage'/4 years Naval officer in WW2. Landing craft officer-Boat Group Commander for my ship-landing assault troops on the beaches of six Japanese island strongholds
US record label executive who also wrote countless liner notes, most notably for Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra; his work for the latter brought him two Grammy Awards: 1966 (Strangers in the Night album), 1967 (Sinatra at the Sands album)
U.S. Air Force brigadier general (Ret.)& author 'Around the World with LBJ: My Wild Ride As Air Force One Pilot', White House Aide, & Personal Confidant/Military aide & chief Air Force One pilot under President Lyndon B. Johnson
Author;'Just A Kid, A Guard at the Nuremberg Trials' 18 years old when drafted in 1944, into infantry. Found himself standing guard over Nazi war criminals, & watched as atrocities were described in detail throughout the Nuremberg Trails
R&B Singer/Songwriter - Blueberry Hill, The Fat Man, Ain't That A Shame, I'm Walkin', I'm In Love Again, Blue Monday, Whole Lotta Loving, I Want To Walk You Home, My Girl Josephine, 1986 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee
Film Score & Music Producer: Lipstick, The wiz, The Natural, The Secret of my Success, St. Elmos Fire, Stealing Home, Fresh Forces, Baywatch, If Looks Could Kill, One Good Cop, The Bodyguard, The Family Man
Actress - The Slime People, Pajama Party, Ride The Wild Surf, City Under The Sea, Dr. Goldfoot & The Bikini Machine, The Ghost In The Invisible Bikini (title role). Wife of A.I.P. president James H. Nicholson from 1964 until his death in 1972
American jazz singer and actress born 1930.Mama Corleone in'The Godfather'movies,'A Brooklyn State of Mind','The Dean Martin Comedy Hour'.Songs-->'Walk On By','A Taste of Honey','When the World was Young','Easy Living'
Last surviving witness to 'The Sutton Hoo excavation' in 1939, considered to be one of the most important excavation's made in British archaeological history. She lives in Chester, UK and is now 84 years old
Australian WWII veteran and a member of Semut 1, a group of undercover allied operatives lead by the eccentric English Major Tom Harrisson in Borneo in 1945. Now lives in Bayswater, West Australia with his wife Margery
Mexican-American Singer/Actor b.1937/Songs; 'Lemon Tree' 'In America','If I Had a Hammer','This Land is Your Land','La Bamba','Adalita','Michael Row The Boat Ashore'/Briefly worked at Jack Ruby?s Vegas Club in 50s & acquainted w/ Kennedy family members
Punk/New Wave/R&R Singer/Songwriter - Cruel To Be Kind, ...Sound Of Breaking Glass, Half A Man & Half A Boy, I Knew The Bride When She Used To R&R, ...Peace, Love & Understanding. Groups: Rockpile, Brinsley Schwarz. Prod. Elvis Costello's first 5 albums
American Actor and 'Rat-Pack' Singer born 1917.'Rio Bravo','Scared Stiff',Stooges','Thats Amore','Everybody Loves Somebody','Young Lions','Career'4 for Texas','Robin and 7 Hoods','Kiss Me Stupid','Silencers','Bandolero','Airport'
US Marine Sgt./Vietnam/Last out before the fall of Saigon/sent to attache office to guard millions of dollars before cash was burned & compound blown up by the Americans to keep the enemy from raiding it and obtaining classified documents
Actress: Streets of Laredo, Cadillac Ranch, Reunited, The Insider, End of Days, Space Cowboys, 13 Going on 30, Still Standing, Point of Entry, The Secret Life of the American Teenager, The Murder Pact, Feral
Drafted by the New York Mets in the 19th round of the 1990 MLB June Amateur Draft and the Seattle Mariners in the 19th round of the 1991 MLB June Amateur Draft, Also played for Team USA Baseball team in 1991
Country-Western Singer/Songwriter (b: 1932) - Girl On The Billboard, The Belles Of Southern Bell, Good Time Charlies, Be Glad, Looking At The World Through A Windshield, One Bum Town, Talking To The Night Lights, Blame It On My Do Wrong, Bar Room Talk
This is the Venezuelan-born left-handed pitcher who was born April 7, 1993. He was traded by the Orioles to the Red Sox in the Andrew Miller deal, and, as of spring, 2018, is a starting pitcher for Boston
C&W/Pop Singer - Lucille, Lady, The Gambler, She Believes In Me, Through The Years, You Decorated My Life, Islands In The Stream, Coward Of The County. The First Edition - Ruby Don't Take Your Love To Town, Just Dropped In, Something's Burning. Actor
Vietnam/Fall of Saigon/Drove bus through Saigon & pick up eligible to leave. Saw anger growing among those on the streets as people realized the end was near & U.S. was pulling out. A rocket hit near the bus & was shaken by shrapnel
Blues Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter. One of the most influential pioneers & innovators of the jump blues & electric blues sound. He is the first musician recorded playing blues with the electric guitar. #67 on Rolling Stones list of 100 Greatest Guitarists
Reporter/cameraman WBAP-TV/Covered attempted shooting Gen. Edwin Walker. November 22, at Love Field, Trade Mart & Parkland, captured only sound recording of announcement of President Kennedy's death. In 1964, he covered the Jack Ruby trial
'The Alamo' 1960, Friday The 13th Part IV (Jason), stunt man who's doubled for Clark Gable, John Wayne, Lee Marvin, and Fess Parker, appeared in The X- Files, Major League, Starman, The Wild Life, Romancing The Stone, Man From UNCLE, Gone In Sixty Second
Rock Singer/Songwriter (b: 1945) - Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Buffalo Springfield, Crazy Horse, solo. R&R HOF 2-time inductee - as solo artist in '95 & as Buffalo Springfield member in '97. Nicknamed 'Godfather of Grunge'
Singer/Sngwriter - 'Werewolves of London', 'Lawyers, Guns, and Money', 'Excitable Boy', 'Poor, Poor Pitiful Me', 'Ill Sleep When I'm Dead'. Also guest starred on Suddenly Susan, Dream on, Larry Sanders Show. Filled in for Paul Schaffer on Letterman